Early Childhood Development Commission


  • Shawna E. LoMonaco, Liaison, Early Childhood Development Coordinator
    Phone: 757-514-7442
  • Sarah Townsend, Manager or their Designee Representative
  • Catherine Pichon, Superintendent or their Designee Representative 
  • Fikeria Yancey, Social Services Representative
  • Mark Furlo, Parks and Recreation Representative
  • Eltonette Haris, Parent Representative
  • Vacant, Parent Representative
  • Vacant, Private School Professional Representative
  • Tamie Rittenhouse, Head Start Representative
  • Lisa Milburn, Hospital Representative
  • Vacant, Hospital Representative
  • Henry Dixon, Family Day Home Representative
  • Marie Baker, Center-based Childcare Representative
  • Carol Wilson, Early Childhood Professional Representative
  • Virginia Staylor, Member at-large Representative


To ensure that every child in the City of Suffolk develops to his/her fullest potential socially, physically, emotionally and cognitively.